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today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. a devastating and deadly explosion rips through a fireworks market outside mexico city. >> crowded with people who are buying fireworks. >> the open air fireworks market is now a charred wasteland. isis says it's responsible for the attack on a berlin christmas market that left 12 dead and 48 injured. >> german police now are searching for a tunisian suspect. they say they found his identity papers inside the cabinet. >> russia mourning the assassination of its ambassador to turkey. >> russian officials arrive in the turkish capital to investigate the murder. >> clinton says trump doesn't know much about how to get angry, white men to vote for him. >> i don't know why bill clinton as a former president is doing it. it just looks like sour grapes. looks like you can't handle losing. >> a cargo plane crashed in colombia killing five crew members. the plane broke apart and burst into flames on impact. >> more people are facing
criminal charges in the ongoing flint water investigation. >> if you've done something wrong you ought to be would aried. >> president obama making an eleventh hour play banning oil drilling in the arctic and atlantic ocean. >> winter just began. >> temperatures have warmed up across the country. >> all that. >> mark zuckerberg introduces virtual butler jarvis. >> he only listens to me. >> the cowboys hired wrestler sting as an intimidation coach. >> and all that matters. >> on election night, former president bill clinton suggested that donald trump had called him. mr. trump tweeted today no, no, no, you got it wrong. he called me. >> bill clinton said i was calling for melania and he answered the phone. so -- >> on "cbs this morning." >> in order to reinforce his warning to vladimir putin about vote tampering president obama reportedly used the so-called red phone that connects moscow to washington. that's what that does?
says someone whose pizza never arrives. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and gayle king are enjoying some time off. anthony mason and alex wagner of cbs this morning saturday are here. we're going to begin with breaking news from germany. a new suspect in the deadly truck attack that killed 12 people and injured nearly 50 others in a christmas market. law enforcement sources tell cbs news that police are searching for anis amri, german media put out a photo of the suspect this morning. >> he's a native of tunisia. sources say he left personal documents in the truck that rammed into the market on monday. charlie d'agata is at the scene of the attack in berlin. charlie, good morning. >> good morning. it seems to be the biggest break since investigation began monday night.
law enforcement officials say that an i.d., including asylum papers, were found under the driver's seat of that truck. again, the suspect has been identified as anis amri, a tunisian national. the hunt is on to find him. probably armed and definitely dangerous. a killer remains on the loose. it is unclear how close german police are to catching the suspect, or any accomplices. they've asked the public for help and have received 500 tips, and the hunt for the killer, or killers, took on an ed urgency after isis claimed responsibility. we are learning more about the first victim of the attack, lucas irving, the 37-year-old polish truck driver who was found dead in the cab of the truck by investigators. he'd been shopped and stabbed. the owner of the trucking company said irving drove a
consignment of steel and arrived at 7:00 a.m. he was photographed at a diner at 2:00 p.m. irving called in at 3:00 p.m. but by 4:00 he was no longer answering his phone. the truck had been fitted with a gps tracking device. by 3:45 p.m. there are indications that irving was no longer in control of the truck. it was being driven as if the person inside was learning to drive. at 4:52 the engine was left running for 45 minutes, the truck didn't move. at 7:40, it started its journey to the christmas market traveling just over six miles. then the truck, and its polish driver, were simply discarded. after the killer somehow managed to melt away through the chaos. >> now why did it take two days for this identification of the suspect to come to light? there are two ways of going about his this. you go after him and hope he doesn't realize he's been identified or you leak his i.d. to the public in the hope that
somebody gives him up. >> charlie d'agata in berlin, thanks. mexican leaders vow to find who is responsible for the deadly fireworks explosion at a crowded market. the massive chain reaction blast killed at least 31 people and injured some 72 others. some children are being sent to galveston, texas, for burn treatment. the explosion leveled the fireworks market in tultepec north of mexico city. we see how the market has a history of trouble. mireya, good morning. >> good morning. the market was especially busy yesterday as shoppers prepared for the christmas and new year's holiday. this market was the site of previous explosions but this is the first to turn deadly. the series was massive explosions sent humanitarian clouds of smoke into the sky. the market was filled with 300 vendors all selling fireworks,
leading to a powerful chain reaction of uncontrolled blasts. one person used a cell phone to capture the chaos as crowds scattered in the wake of the destruction. this witness says people were running as pieces of concrete and brick started falling all over the street. search efforts began as the smoke cleared. crews worked through piles of twesed metal, heavy rubble and scorched wood to find any victim still alive. tultepec is considered mexico's fireworks capital, producing 80% of the pyrotechnics used around the country and it hosts a popular festival every year. but the city is no stranger to fires caused by fireworks. in 2005, a series of explosions ripped through the market. destroying hundreds of stalls. a similar incident occurred a year later. setting off fireworks is a traditional way to celebrate the
christmas and new year's holidays here. according to tultepec's mayor the market was especially well stocked tuesday because of the high demand. this official says it's difficult to assess the damage. he calls the situation very grave, and confirms almost the entire fireworks market was lost. the governor of mexico state says the country is in mourning. the city's mayor says the manufacturer and sale of fireworks is a vital part of their local economy. he also says that this industry is heavily regulated, and is supervised constantly. >> very deadly explosion. mireya, thank you so much. russia will hold a funeral tomorrow for its murdered ambassador to turk question. media reports say the police officer who shot the ambassador provided security for turkey's president eight times in recent months. holly williams has more on the investigation. good morning. >> good morning. several people have now
reportedly been detained as part. the investigation into the murder, including the killer's parents, and other family members. ambassador andrei karlov's body was sent home to moscow yesterday, a day after he was murdered in the turkish capital. his widow grief stricken. new video shows the 22-year-old turkish police officer turned assassin watching karlov as he gave a speech at an art exhibition. seconds later he pulled out a gun and shot him in the back. the assassination was an apparent act of revenge for russia's bloody airstrikes in syria. which have helped the syrian regime win back the city of aleppo. but forced tens of thousands of people to flee. many in turkey, and the rest of the middle east, are furious that russia's support for a government that is indiscriminately bombed its people. russia and turkey are on
opposite sides of the syrian civil war but recently relations between the two have improved. in moscow last night, the russia and turkish foreign ministers paid tribute to karlov. at a summit meeting they also agreed on an expanded cease-fire in syria. turkey said it believes a group known as gulenists are behind the killing. their leader fethullah gulen is an islamic preacher who lives in pennsylvania. u.s. secretary of state john kerry talked with his turkish counterpart yesterday about allegations made by some in turkey that the u.s. was somehow involved. which his spokesman called ridiculous. >> it's a ludicrous claim. absolutely false. there's no basis of truth in it whatsoever. and the secretary made that very clear. >> whoever was behind this assassination, if any group at all, it's highlighted just how close russia has become to america's nato ally turkey.
the u.s. was not a part of that summit meeting yesterday. anthony? >> holly williams in istanbul. thanks. donald trump and bill clinton are trading insults over the election, and how it was won. the feud comes as the fbi yesterday unsealed the warrant to search for hillary clinton's e-mails on a computer belonging to the husband of her aide huma abedin. clinton's allies say the document revealed the fbi had very little evidence to justify the search. julianna goldman is in washington with more. >> good morning. the warrant gave new fodder to hillary clinton's team who have blamed fbi director james comey for her loss to donald trump. they say it shows investigators knew the new e-mails were just like the thousands they went through before comey concluded in july he wouldn't prosecute clinton, or anyone on her staff for mishandling classified information. according to the october 30th warrant application, fbi agents said there is probable cause to believe the laptop shared by
huma abedin and her estranged husband anthony weiner contained classified information. the warrant doesn't indicate they have found classified information, only that there was the potential to cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. it was the discovery of the e-mails that prompted fbi director james comey, just eleven days before the election, to send a letter telling lawmakers the fbi was reopening its investigation into clinton's e-mails. former press secretary brian fallon responded to yesterday's release saying it shows the fbi had no new evidence to reopen the investigation. it has softened the wounds since the fbi rationale was this flimsy and comey's intrusion on the election was as utterly unjustified as we suspected at time. just a day earlier bill clinton blamed his wife's loss in part on what he called the bogus e-mails. and the fbi. >> they had the russians, and the fbi, she couldn't reveil against that. >> he should know better than to be blaming russian hacking or
jim comey. >> reporter: trump adviser kellyanne conway blasted the former president. >> it's time for the clintons to do what the obamas have done. which is to -- to open up the door and say, we are here to help you have a peaceful transition in our great democracy. >> reporter: bill clinton also took a swipe at the president-elect, recently telling a local westchester paper that donald trump doesn't know much. but does know how to get angry white men to vote for him. that prompted a response from mr. trump on twitter. who said it was the former president who doesn't know much, especially how to get people, even within a limited budget, out to vote in the vital swing states. they focused on wrong states. after president-elect donald trump will be holding more meetings today at mar-a-lago as he continues to finalize his cabinet. and picks for senior white house staff. norah, he'll reportedly meet with his national security adviser michael flynn, who met with incoming vice president mike pence yesterday here in washington. >> all right, julianna, thank you. donald trump's transition
team is distancing the president-elect and his family from a party that appears to give presidential access to high-paying donors the day after he's inaugurated. the brochure for the january 21st event lists eric and donald trump jr. as honorary co-chairmen. its sponsored packages range from $25,000 to $1 million. donald trump's children serve on the executive committee of his presidential transition team. trump spokeswoman said the event and details are merely initial concepts and haven't been approved by the trump family and the sons are not involved in any capacity. president obama is blocking new offshore drilling in huge areas of u.s.-owned waters. his declaration affects the sections of the arctic ocean that's about the size of spain, as well as 31 canyons in the atlantic ocean. they are now off limits to oil and gas companies. margaret brennan is at the white house with what's behind the ban and how it is already being challenged. margaret, good morning. >> good morning. in an attempt to protect both
the environment and his own legacy, president obama invoked an obscure law to declare much of the eastern seaboard, and some of the arctic, off limits to oil exploration. the decision is a last-ditch apemt by president obama to nail down environmental protections before donald trump takes office. the so-called permanent drilling ban applies to portions of the ocean floor from virginia to massachusetts. and shields most of alaska's northern coast. president obama visited that state last year. as part of his two-year effort to protect around 125 million acres in the region. and highlight the effects of climate change. >> the pace of the reductions of the glacier are accelerating rapidly each and every year. >> reporter: the decision to indefinitely halt drilling off the alaskan coast is sure to irk the incoming trump administration which has friendly ties to the energy industry. the american petroleum institute
sid in a statement, fortunately, there's no such thing as a permanent ban, and we look forward to working with the new administration on fulfilling the will of american voters on energy production. bob deans is with the national resources defense council. >> the law gives the president the authority to protect these waters, it does not give a future president the authority to undo those protections. and no president has done that. >> reporter: but the u.s. is not going it alone. in the movement of solidarity, canada's progressive prime minister justin trudeau announced he'd also block new drilling in the arctic territory. the republican controlled congress could move to rescind the order but if this case ends up in court it would be the first of its kind with virtually no precedent to draw from. >> margaret brennan, thanks. more officials connected to the water crisis in flint, michigan, are now facing felony charges.
two former state appointed emergency managers and two city employees are accused of not protecting people from exposure to lead and bacteria. they could spend decades behind bars if convicted. at least a dozen people died as a result of the contamination. hundreds of children were poisoned 73 jericka duncan is here with the new criminal charges. good morning. >> good morning, anthony. michigan's top prosecutor blamed the flint water crisis on former state and city employees who he says were fixated on money over people's health. the two state employees targeted on tuesday are the highest ranking officials to be charged in the nearly year-long investigation. >> flint was a casualty of arrogance, disdain, and a failure of management. >> reporter: michigan attorney general bill schuette on tuesday charged former michigan emergency managers, darn knell "early" and gerald ambrose with four crimes, including misconduct in office and
conspiracy. also facing charges, including conspiracy, flint's former public works director howard croft, and former utilities director dougherty johnson. >> flint deserves better. the people of flint are not expendable. >> in 2013, earley and ambrose were poirnted as emergency managers to address flint's troubled finances. to save money they stopped buying water from detroit and planned a new pipeline to give water directly from lake huron. in the interim they switched flint's water source to the nearby flint river where the water was so corrosive it caused lead from old pipes to leech into the water supply. >> during the course of this investigation there's been a fixation on finances and balance sheets. this fixation has cost lives. >> reporter: schuette alleges officials defrauded tens of millions of borrowed state dollars for the project and ignored warnings that the water from the flint river was unsafe.
when you look at the documents -- darnell earley spoke with cbs news correspondent adriana diaz in march. >> in behind sight i wish that i had done more. i wish that i had done more. hindsight is 20/20. >> reporter: governor rick snyder reportedly defended the law of reporting state officials to manage local financial crises. that's something many people in flint like melissa may oppose. >> this people should go to jail. they should have their rights taken away as we did. under the emergency managers, we have no rights. we have no say. >> reporter: ambrose, croft and johnson have pleaded not guilty to the charges. earley has not yet entered his plea in court. the announcement brings the total number of government officials charged to 13. the nine others charged are scheduled to appear in court today for a hearing. nor roh? >> all right jericka, thank you so much. the battle over self-driving uber cars may come to a head today ahead the key decision in california that could help determine the future of autonomous vex operated by,,,,
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the driver who hit a toddler early this morning - and sped away. police say the three- ng with his good morning. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. san jose police are searching for the driver who hit a toddler early this morning and sped away. police say the three-year-old was walking with his grandfather when he wandered into an intersection. he is now in the hospital. and this morning, in san francisco, local artists plan to present a petition to building inspectors over evictions following the ghost fire. it calls for a moratorium on unsolicited fire inspections in san francisco and oakland. n the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," with drones expected to be hot this holiday season, carter evans weighs in on safety concerns. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,
good morning. it's 7:28. let's check the bay area roads. starting here in the south bay in campbell, northbound san tomas expressway before hamilton avenue it's a four-car crash blocking the left lane and causing slowdowns. so if this is part of your commute, avoid the area until it's clear. if you are taking the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city that will be 20 minutes and traffic recovering at the bay bridge toll plaza the maze to downtown 15 minutes. julie. >> thanks, roqui. off to a mild start on this first day of winter. winter solstice. we are going to see temperatures topping out in the low 60s upper 50s for most folks today, 52 in san jose. 58 in fairfield today. extended forecast shows dry the next couple of days but rain moving in friday along with breezy conditions, low snow levels, showers continuing saturday, drying for christmas. ,,,,,,,, > welcome back to "cbs this
morning." coming up in this half hour, will california's dmv put permanent brakes on uber's push for self-driving cars? contributor nicholas thompson is here with more on that. >> plus near half a billion people in china are breathing dangerous air. the heavy smog has turned thousands into so-called air refuges and forcing them to leave their cities in search of clean air. ahead, we are in beijing where people are trying to stay safe and healthy. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" says the department of veterans affairs reversed course and released ratings for its medical centers.
it had been used internally possess years. they were quietly posted on the v.a's website last week. the updated ratings show 29% of 146 facilities received one or two stars. one star is given to the worst centers. 120 centers showed improvement since 2015. the v.a. did not respond to a request for comment. "the washington post" reports on a family leave bill. the plan guarantees eight weeks of paid time off for new parents to pay for it, there will be a new payroll taxes on employers. >> the international business times reports on the crash of a cargo jet in northeast colombia. the boeing 727 struck a fence yesterday as it struggled to take off. it crashed three minutes later and ten miles from the airport. five of the six people on board were killed in the crash. less than a month ago, 71 people
died when a bolivian charter crashed in colombia. >> "chicago tribune" reports on outcry after students learned an athlete accused of rape was enrolled three years. benjamin hoem holmes has charged for rape in atlanta. he attended loyola pending the trial. this month he pleaded guilty and is in police custody. loyola students signed a petition demanding an explanation from the school university. the university said they never received information about the crime until last week. it says vils of any kind is not tolerated at loyola. >> a tennis star was wounded in the land. petra kvitova fought off a suspect in her home.
it is not known when she will return to the court. both sides in the california dispute over uber's new self-driving cars will meet today. uber launched its self-driving cars in san francisco last week. hours later the regulators ordered the cars off the road. the state said because they did not have a necessary permit. uber argued the permit is not required. cbs news contributor nicholas thompson. >> california has a law if a car has a fully autonomous operator. uber said, you know what? our cars aren't really fully autonomous. a guy is in the front seat. you need to have a guy in the front seat. we are much more like tesla which don't require this permit so we will take our cars on the road. >> this is uber's m.o., isn't
it? we do what we want and ask for permission later. >> absolutely. they act like a pirate ship. they have been getting cease and desist orders since the first day and ignoring them and they built an amazing business with this. it's a very different philosophy at most companies. >> an amazing business looks like it's losing $3 billion this year? >> it has evaluation of, what? $70 billion right now. they have built an extraordinary company and figured out how the market works and figured out what their investors want and they are losing money faster than any technology company in history. >> why are they losing money? >> a, they have this unfortunate thing called drivers who they have to pay which is why they are testing out self-driving cars and that loses a lot of money. secondly, they are in this intense competition with lyft. what uber is trying to do is follow the amazon money. we lose money and build market
share and make money later and they are competing with that. >> we have reported incidents of uber cars running red lights and not safely crossing bike lanes. are driverless cars safe at this point and does uber have a case? >> driverless cars are getting safe. driverless cars in the future will be safe and a great thing for us. they don't get drunk. they don't text. that is a wonderful thing. problem is right now they -- >> they are also running red lights. >> yeah. and particularly uber's. what we need at this moment is n lienate people like people in san francisco. >> where does uber stand in this race to develop this technology? >> they are moving incredibly quickly. they were behind for a while and google was the one that came out first. but then uber hired basically all of the computer sentence at
carnegie melon and hired the best people in the industry and have all of this money. another reason they are losing this money therapy hiring anybody who knows anything about artificial intelligence and catching up fast and testing fast and they have a real business they can plug these into. >> wow. >> nick thompson, this is an ongoing saga so don't think you have heard the last of everyone who has been in uber, i think has a vested interest in how this turns out. this morning, millions of people in china are forced to wear masks or stay indoors because of thick, heavy smog. a red alert for pollution in effect for nearly a week. . the heavy smog closed airports and roads. this shows the current air quality in china. much of the country is under unhealthy or very unhealthy air quality advisories. adriana diaz is in beijing where the air quality is considered hazardous. >> reporter: the air has been like this for days. closing schools and banning some
cars from the road. now believe it or not, beijing authorities considered defining the smog as a natural disaster earlier this month which caused a stir. the pollution is mostly caused by factories and cars and just made worse by weather patterns. dense, gray smog is smothering parts of china. for days, pollution has made it difficult to navigate cloudy roads, forcing many on the streets to dawn protective masks. this vague red outline of a building is what beijing's forbidden city looked like earlier today. 460 million people living in north and central china have been under a pollution red alert. that is nearly the same amount as the populations of the u.s., canada, and mexico combined. as you can see, there are still plenty of people out on the streets of beijing. a lot of them wearing masks like i am. for many here, pollution is part of life. so they are going about their daily business.
but other people choose to leave the city when it gets this smoggy. they are called smog refuges and one estimate puts it at tens of thousands of people who leave china annually because of the pollution. the pollution is scary, this woman said, when there is so much pollution, we have to stay at home and take care of our child so it really has repercussions on our lives. in hanai province, one principal was criticized for having children take exams outside. i think if it lasts for a short time we can endure it this man says but if it lasts for long on the harm it will do to our health will be serious. there is good news coming. winds are expected to move in in the next few hours to push out some of this smog and the red alert is expected to be lifted. anthony? >> adriana diaz in beijibeijing thanks. i would be a smog refuges i
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well. carter evans shows us how new technology can prevent drone users from entering dangerous territory. >> reporter: drones show the world from a new perspective, but even as they push the limits, some drone makers say it's time to limit their capabilities to help their customers. >> we had certain restricted area that is built into the drone already so you physically cannot go in there. >> reporter: willis chung is the marketing director for dhi which sells more drones than any other single manufacturer. the company's flight control app builds virtual fences around high security locations where drones have caused problems before, like airports and nuclear facilities. the app monitors the drone's location using gps and prevents it from crossing the invisible barriers indicated in red. with permission from air traffic control, we tested the technology at burbank airport
outside of los angeles. as our drone headed toward the busy runway, the app flashed several warnings and then it hit the wall. >> once you hit that wall, it's not going to allow you to go up or out. it will allow you to go back and down. >> reporter: the app updates in real-time so the company can quickly build temporary virtual fences around fast moving wildfires or high profile political and sporting events. what. >> what we see with new features like geo fencing it creates a strong balance between a safe environment as well as an environment that continues to foster innovation. >> reporter: but dhi does allow customers to unlock restricted areas. if it's a system that can be bypassed, what good is it in the first place? >> the geo system is an authorization mechanism. the geo system is a tool for any pilot to just use to make smarter decisions on where to ply. >> reporter: most drone makers
don't set any flight restrictions at all so some companies are using anti-drone technology to protect intruders and protect sensitive air space. this device jams the drone's authority to take over and this drone mounted system shoots a net to catch other drones mid flight. but law enforcement agencies in the netherlands are going low tech, using specially trained eagles to take down drones. if you gate drone this holiday season, you're going to have to register it with the faa, unless it's under half a pound in size, like this one. now if you want to sell the pictures and video that you get from your drone, in that case, you're going to need a commercial drone pilot's license and you can get that from the faa as well. carter evans, studio city, california. >> eagle versus drone! eagle wins! >> i'm for the eagle every time. >> me too! >> terrific. have you guys seen this? a mom who became an internet
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voting on a new use-of-force policy tonight. some of the areas of focus in the revised system include.. good morning. i'm anne makovec. the san francisco police department is voting on a new "use of force" policy tonight. some of the areas they are focusing on in the revised system unbiased policing. the vote comes one day after william scott was named the city's police chief. uber is meeting with state officials today to discuss the future of his self-driving cars. the state's attorney general is threatening to sue if the company doesn't get a permit. uber says it doesn't need one since each car has a backup driver. coming up on "cbs this morning," rising mortgage rates. jill schlesinger explains why you should still be optimistic about the future housing market. first, traffic and weather coming up next. ,,,,,,
good morning. it's 7:57. we started off really light. then we had about an hour and a half of slow traffic throughout the area and now we're back to light and unless you're traveling in novato on southbound 101, some slow traffic heading into the golden gate bridge. here's a live look at that commute. looking good into the golden gate toll plaza from 580 in san rafael and also looking good on the bay bridge toll plaza, the maze to downtown will take you 12 minutes and then expect a 15- minute commute across the span of the san mateo bridge. starting off partly cloudy and mild this morning. temperatures warmer than what we have seen over the last few days. later today we're warming up into the upper 50s to low 60s. around the bay 52 san jose. 61 santa rosa. 58 san rafael. dry today and tomorrow, rain moves in with breezy conditions on friday. expect low snow levels, as well. showers lingering saturday christmas eve drying out for christmas. unsettled early next week. ,, ,,,,,,
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, december 21st, do 16. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including a new suspect named in the deadly truck attack in berlin, germany. former fbi investigator ali sufan looks at the chance of a similar attack in the u.s. first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. the investigation began, officials say an i.d. found under the driver's seat of that truck. the market was the site of previous explosions, but this is the first to turn deadly. whoever was behind the assassination, if any group at all, is highlighted just how close russia has become to -- the warning gave new fodder
to hillary clinton's team who blamed james comey for her loss to donald trump. president obama invoked an obscure law to declare much of the eastern seaboard and some of the arctic off limits to oil exploration. this is uber's mo, isn't it? >> they operate like a pirate ship, right? somebody from the company said to me, if we had obeyed our first cease and desist order, we wouldn't be where we are. >> donald trump having trouble finding people for his inauguration. andrea bocelli backed out of performing at his inauguration after pressure from his fans. he said he'd do it then got pressure, so he backed out. so congratulations to his replacement, chumbawumba. chumba womba. >> i'm norah o'donnellia anthony mason and alex wagner. the death toll from the huge explosions in a mexican fireworks market jumped
overnight, the blast killed 31 people and injured 72 others. witness video shows the powerful chain reaction explosion. it had 300 fireworks vendors, packed with shoppers stocking up for the holidays. some badly burned children are being sent to galveston, texas, for treatment. search efforts began as the smoke began to clear. crews worked through piles of twisted metal, heavy rubble and scorched wood to find survivors. mexican leaders vow to find who's responsible. police in germany have launched a massive manhunt for a new suspect in the berlin truck attack that killed 12 and injured nearly 50 more. law enforcement sources tell cbs news police are searching for anis amri, a native of tunisia. german media put out his photo this morning, his i.d. was found in the cab of the hijacked truck that rammed into a christmas market. police say amri is likely armed. the truck's polish driver was shot and stabbed. isis claims responsibility, but a u.s. official says there
is no evidence of involvement. right wing german politicians blame the government's refugee policy. germany admitted hundreds of thousands into the country. german chancellor angela merkel toured the site of the attack yesterday and said it would be truly hard to bear if the killer turned out to be a migrant. turkish police made several arrests after monday's asassination of russia's ambassador to turkey. six of the gunmen's family members and his roommate have been detained. ambassador andre karlov's body arrived last night. his grief stricken wife and mother were accompanied by the russian and turkish foreign ministers. russian investigators are in turkey to search for clues in the killing. new video shows the 22-year-old killer watching karlov as he gave a speech. after a few second, he pulled out a gun and shot him in the back. the gunman protested russia's political and military support of the assad regime in syria. russia and turkey are on
opposite sides in the civil war that forced tens of thousands of syrians to flee in recent weeks. both countries along with iran held a summit meeting yesterday and expanded the cease-fire in syria. u.s. was not part of the talks. ali sufan investigated many terrorism cases including the east africa embassy bombings, the attack on the uss cole and the events before and after 9/11. he's now ceo of the soufan group. good morning. >> good morning, alex. >> let's talk about how this investigation is unfolding. police say they don't have enough evidence to connect this back to isis, but the suspect was known. what do you make of that? >> first of all, it is interesting that the suspect is a tunisian. as you know, tunisians represent the largest national contingency in isis, from all the foreign fighters, 6,000 of them come from tunisian backgrounds. also, if you look into europe, there are hotbeds of extremism, especially in belgium and france
and other places on the continent. most of the people come from north africa. many of them come from tunisia. now, what we see with this attack is something a little bit different than what we saw with the nice attack. it looks -- it is a truck. and killed people. but also in the same time, this is way more complicated. so somebody actually hijacked a truck, they killed the driver, first with a knife and then allegedly they shot him, they kept the body in the car, and then as they use the truck as a weapon, that's a level of complexity that we did not see before. >> you think that reflects greater planning? >> that reflects that at least the individual who did it has some sort of training. and maybe connected to a larger cell. so it is not what we have seen in san bernardino, not what we have seen in orlando. it is not even what we have seen in nice where an individual
self-radicalized and overnight they go from the radicalization phase to the mobilization phase. that's a little bit different. another thing that makes me, you know, wonder about this case, the fact that isis claimed responsibility before there is a dead body. mostly they only claim these guys are soldiers of the caliphate after they are dead. we have seen that in san bernardino, in orlando, in paris, in belgium. and in this case, almost, you know, few hours after the attack they claim that he is a soldier of the caliphate. >> so what do you make of that? >> i think maybe he's connected to isis. maybe he's connected to raqqah. maybe he's connected to a cell doing external work and external operation, not the typical terrorist attacks we have seen where they wait for a phone call or they wait to see a post with
that person pledging allegiance to baghdadi and the islamic state. >> law enforcement forces say they found the suspect's i.d. on the floor of the truck. why would they wait two days to put this name out? >> well, you don't know what is going on. sometimes in law enforcement you have evidence and then you try to follow leads, try to, you know, catch the individual without giving them a heads up that you're looking for them. so, you know, i think there is different probably investigative calculations that fed into this. the moment they released the pakistani/afghani as they called him -- the earlier suspect it was very obvious that police in germany have some stronger leads that indicate that individual was innocent. >> using a truck is like a battle ram, essentially. something that was proposed in isis literature. it has been out there .
intelligence nosknows, john mil said yesterday, they're talking to truck companies to make sure there is a lot of cooperation go on. but in this case, it was a stolen truck. what question does that raise for you as far as security here at home? >> we have to realize that europe is very different than the united states. after 9/11, we put a lot of structures in place, that created better cooperation between state and local and between federal agencies, also between intelligence and law enforcement. so we have a lot of things here in place that can prevent something like this. but as you know, unfortunately, you know, we have to be successful 100% of the time. they have to be successful only once. but so far, i think i trust the good work that the joint terrorism task forces around the nations are doing. here as you see in new york city, nypd doing phenomenal work. i think we have a lot of things in place to prevent something like this. but the thing with -- as you
mentioned, with the trucks, this is not proposed by isis. before it was proposed by al qaeda. the first entity to ask the followers around the world to use trucks to kill innocent people is al qaeda inspired magazine in 2010. >> always good to have you here. thank you so much. >> great pleasure. thank you. donald trumps' presidential inauguration is less than one month away. his choices include 11 millionaires, seven former ceos, eight people with government experience and five military veterans. bernie sanders yesterday criticized some of the picks and wrote on facebook, as never before in our history the american people are going to have to organize and fight back against this reactionary movement toward oligarchy. mr. trump has tapped scott pruett to lead the epa. pruett has sued the agency multiple times including to block federal measures to reduce smog and curb toxic emissions
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in this morning's eye on money millions of americans will consider buying a home next year. the number of sales of existing homes this year is expected to reach 5.5 million and the highest since 2006 but inventory is down. they say the number of available starter homes dropped by more than 10%. cbs news analyst jill schlesinger is here to explain. should you get nervous with the market? >> i think it's fine. it's been a very good year for both existing and new home sales so we don't have the latest data but through november, we know that existing home sales are up nearly 6% from a year ago. new home sales up by almost 18% from a year ago. now as you mentioned in the intro, inventory is down. that has pushed up prices which has made it a little bit harder to get into the market.
>> so mortgage rates are expected to push 4.6% by the end of this year. what does that mean for the housing market? >> i think a lot of people look at this and they get, like, freaked out! oh, my god! 4.5 or 5%? >> there was a time that was -- >> that was a good rate. >> yes. >> but i also want to point out let's look at the average house. you by $250,000 and you get a 200,000 dollar mortgage. you say what was it like at 3.5%, my monthly payment, right? it was under 900 bucks a month. 4.5% a big move is 1,013. i'm not saying everybody can pull in the extra 150 bucks or more a month but some people can. >> as we look into the future,
trump administration has promised tax reform. what are the implications for interest rates and mortgages? >> this is an interesting part of the tax reform. because what happened steve mnuchin went on the air and said the tax reform is not just going to be a big gift to wealthy people. what it's going to be is a tax rate which will drop but we may limit itemized deductions. what is that? mortgage interest. now the industry, the housing industry, the real estate people out there they are freaking out because, obviously, one component of making a house affordable is the deductibility of mortgage interest. they are going to fight hard against that. maybe a promise is that they limit deductions to, say, 200,000 for a family and that would really only impact the wealthiest of americans. >> what is the current limit now? >> there is no limit. there are certain phase-out that push you into the alternative minimum tax. but most americans can take advantage of mortgage interest deductions. >> with prices back to 2006
levels, has the housing market effectively recovered? >> they are back at nominal numbers. if you actually look at inflation, we see that house prices are still about 16% below where they were. let me put that in perspective. you buy a house in, say, the year 2006. that house is worth $200,000. it grew to 276,000 so inflation counts. >> can we give a shout-out to your mom? >> we love my mom. >> jill schlesinger, always good to see you. thank you for clarifying a confusing topic. a police officer helped a speeding driver tie up loose ends. how a traffic stop turned into an unexpected lesson for a student with a clothing crisis. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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>> dash cam video shows how wisconsin police officer came to the rescue during a traffic stop. the driver who was pulled over for speeding said he was rushing to a school presentation and didn't know how to knot his tie. so the officer did it for him. >> probably not the best knot but it will work. >> yeah, it will work. a lot better than i was going to do, that's for sure. >> he even tied it a second time just to make sure it was right! the student got off with a warning and a properly knotted tie. >> merry christmas. the brothers who make up the country music duo high valley grew up without a tv or fm radio. >> mom and dad were hiding us from the world or hiding the world from us. >> the world was too far away. any movie you ever say, of course, you've seen. >> "star wars." >> no. >> "indiana jones"? >> no. >> "raiders of the lost ark"? >> no. >> how they left their
family is struggling for answers after their loved one was killed while playing guitar outside a church. officers are searching for the suspect who shot "ignacio chales" outside "igelsias good morning. i'm michelle griego. a person was killed while playing a guitar outside a church. officers are searching for the suspect who shot the person outside the church early on sunday. in san jose, a mathematical error has the city asking about 300 retired police officers and firefighters to pay back part of their pensions. the sums range from $200 to thousands. and in the next half-hour of cbs this morning, the tech boom has led to an increase in work for male hand models. tony takes a firsthand look at the ups and downs of this very unique industry. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,, (my hero zero by lemonheads)
san jose police are looking for good morning. everyone. we have a traffic alert in mountain view so let's head to the south bay. southbound 101 connector to southbound 85 it's a two- vehicle crash involving a car and a gravel truck and it's blocking the left lane now. this could take a while because it is a gravel truck involved and the backup is already to san antonio road so we'll keep an eye on that for you. moving over now to the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city, that's just a quick 14-minute commute and if you are traveling across the
bay bridge, that's 11 minutes from the maze to downtown. so that's good news here. we have "holiday light" early but we do have some trouble in novato. southbound 101 from novato to san rafael. i'll send it to you. thank you, miss roqui. we are starting off with some mild temperatures today. certainly warmer today than this time yesterday. and temperatures topping out in the 50s and 60s later on. 58 in san rafael and san francisco, 60 oakland, 52 in san jose. 61 in livermore today. we are dry today and tomorrow. but rain moves in on friday along with breezy conditions and some low snow levels, as well. scattered showers lingering for saturday. and then looks like we'll dry out just in time for santa early sunday morning. most of christmas does look dry but another system moving in monday into tuesday. looks like we could be unsettled early next week. >> caption colorado, llc email@example.com ,,,,,,,,
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, smart home devices and internet connected toys are popular items this holiday season. but do they compromise your privacy? c net editor scott stein is in our toyota green room with more on that. >> high valley is a band on the rise. it's made of. two brothers who grew newspaper a community so isolated, they didn't know who michael jackson was! that is pretty isolated. how they find success by not trying to fit in with nashville. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. new york magazine reports more american mothers are bread winners than ever before. last year, 64% of moms were the
sole or primary bread winners or cobread winners. that is mobile double the percentage in 1967! primary bread winners generate at least half of the family's income. "usa today" says the voice of mark zuckerberg's artificial intelligence system sounds very familiar. >> good morning, jarvis. >> good morning, mark. it's saturday. so you only have five meetings. >> that is actor morgan freeman. facebook's founder chose him after asking the public for advice. zuckerberg built the command system to control everything in his house and it is named jarvis after the system in the movie "ironman." >> he wants to create this entire smart home and leading the way with that and interesting to see him sharing is publicly. >> especially if morgan freeman is inside your house. >> >> didn't he play god in that movie? >> yes. some of the holiday season's hottest buys are internet connected devices like
mozambiqam sewn's echo. consumer protection joined an appeal asking major toy stores to immediately discontinue sales of a doll. it alleges the my friend kayla doll has yn imminent and immediate threat to the safety and security. we reached out to two of the companies who worked to make the doll. nuance said it does not share voice data with any of its other customers. scott stein joins us from cnet. what do you make of the my kayla doll? >> for a while we have been talking about this with these types of toys and much like you plug in your home. alexa or google at home and record snippets of what you say.
regardless they use that in the clouds for certain purposes. the privacy rules change, depending on the company but they need to be able to listen and record to do what they are doing. there is some concern about with that. nuance says they are not sharing it but certainly some element of collection. >> are they collecting the voice recorded data somewhere? >> the idea you're collecting that to learn and it may not be necessarily served back to that person but some companies use it to improve their a.i. it's part of the data. other companies choose to not collect that and have some sort of privatization. look at what google and amazon are doing. the information is always being collected and what they are able to use to allow you to shop there or like google did sd for the rest of its search services. >> do they have the ability to actually listen to you? even when you're not talking to them? >> no. for most of these devices, you have some sort of activation word.
once that happens things are recorded afterwards so it's not continuously recording. certainly there are hacker groups have demonstrated that all of these things can have vulnerabilities and there have been hacks in the past either on the server end or as a demonstration on a particular device. >> why is voice data so valuable to these companies? >> well, the voice data, first of all, is part of search. it's an extension of the reason why search and all of this information becomes important to learn about you. but it's also interesting because it's a single channel. if you have your phone you can switch apps but a lot of devices have one way to connect you through voice. if you have amazon and have echo, it owns that landscape. facebook's jarvis, same way. i think it's exciting for the companies for that reason because you can't switch out of it once you've got it. >> we have heard hacks going through and people don't think of like cameras. are these devices vulnerable to hacking? >> sure, they could be
vulnerable to hacking. you know, all of these extended peripherals are less secure, in general, than what you're going to have on your phone or your computer. so that stuff is still being explored. it's a big issue. a hack last year that was tied back to -- i mean, earlier this year to internet of things so that will continue to be -- and companies are not putting privacy necessarily at the forefront, especially if they are selling a toy. >> back to the toy that my friend kayla doll, we reached out to the store's asked by consumer groups to remove the dolls from the sales and only toys "r" us got back to us saying the productno long available at their store. >> keep an eye the fact is internet connected but not going anywhere because we will see more and more devices like this. it's knowing where the company is connecting to and what the services are and knowing there is an element of security they are talking about. >> like having a listening device in your house. >> a brave new world. >> only get more intense.
we will put a lot of these in our homes. one of nashville's newest duos took unlikely route to the country music capital. they grew up in a remote mennonite community in alberta, canada. it is 200 miles from nashville. jan crawford visited them at their new home in tennessee to learn how they are sticking to their roots. >> reporter: good morning. these guys, i mean, they grew up about as isolated as you can get. it was a five-hour drive just to get to the closest mcdonald's. they had no television. definitely no internet. with just a few records of inspiration, the rippled made their own entertainment and that meant making music as a family. ♪ ♪ you were made to shine under southern stars ♪ >> reporter: ts it's an old-sch sound with a modern edge. ♪ ♪ i'm going to make you mine >> reporter: for the brothers, old school is home.
>> you listen to a lot of country songs on the radio and a lot of people sound a lot more country than us like bonfires and girls with cutoff jeans. >> reporter: that's not your country? >> not at all. >> reporter: their country is far north alberta where they were raised like everybody else in their remote farmering community and working in a mennonite church whose conservative members separate themselves from modern society. >> our mom and dad came from the old school mennonite riding horse and buggy and no electricity. >> reporter: the kids had a more modern upbringing. >> we grew up with records of ricky sa yy skaggs and buck owe. we were allowed to listen to the radio. when we turned it on, nothing was on it. >> reporter: there was no radio? so brad and curtis made their own music, developing a bluegrass sound with a twist and their father mortgaged part of the family farm to fund them.
they developed a quick following and set their sights on nashville 2,000 miles away and a world away. at a songwriter's event, brad heard michael jackson for the first time. ♪ billie jean is at my on door >> i raised my hand like an idiot. i said, who is that girl singing? >> reporter: you didn't know who michael jackson was? >> no. he could have walked onto our yard with ricky skaggs and we all would have ran to ricky skaggs and asked for his autograph. >> reporter: trying to adjust the brothers started to move away from the music they grew up. >> i can listen back to our music from a few years ago and it's qiuite obvious we were chasing what was on the radio. >> we sat down and said, let's quit doing what other people want or what we think other people want, and just let's just make music that we love.
>> and what we grew up on. >> reporter: and be yourself? >> yes. >> reporter: to remember where they came from, brad bought an old farmhouse outside of nashville. ♪ >> reporter: and they started writing and playing music in a setting more like home. finding inspiration in a gospel standard they had been singing since they were kids. >> how do you write a song today that is that simple? >> today's version of "i'll fly away." >> we started writing "make you mine." >> i remember the first time we played it, it was like, this is easy. this just feels normal. >> reporter: because it was real, it was true. >> like home. >> when our fans heard it, they reacted immediately. they loved the song. >> i wish we would have done it sooner. >> yeah, we have to keep doing it. ♪ >> reporter: the song was a hit
and high valley is on the rise. they have played at the grand ole opry. >> please welcome to the stage to sing with us, for crying outloud. >> reporter: joined with them by ricky skaggs and made nashville at home by making traditions alive and getting together with dinners and complete with mennonite recipes and faith and family they grew up on. >> amen. >> amen. very good. >> reporter: a song on the record called "don't stop." ♪ dreaming if it don't come true only one of you ♪ >> it's like when holding on to heaven is all you got, whatever you do, don't stop. it's what i want my kids to see, stay true to yourself and what you want to do in this life. but also chase it as hard as you can. >> reporter: now the brothers told us that their family back home, especially their mom and their sisters, they are always watching to make sure that they don't get too far from how they
were raised but here is the thing. with that first u.s. single climbing the country music charts, it looks like sticking to the music that they grew up with, well, that is also a formula for success. anthony? >> worked out pretty well, jan. thank you, jan crawford. >> i like them a lot. what a great story. >> happy family, high valley, let's go. >> you can hear more from the guys from high valley including what goes into a traditional minu mennonite dinner. logon to cbsnews.com. >> ahead, we look at what makes a perfect hand for modeling and how the tech industry has helped make the job more lucrative. we do it all here.,,,, ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,
you might be surprised to know that now is a pretty lucrative time to make a living as a hand model, anthony mason. >> i don't think -- >> you might have it. let's find out. about 170 million people are expected to buy tech gifts this holiday season and advertisers need hand models to show off their smaller-sized product. tony dokoupil has his fingers on it. >> could my hands make me a hand
model? just about everybody has given some thought to me, including me. but most hands and, yeah, mine included, will never, ever, ever be ready for their close-up. it takes a real deal, no joke gift to be a hand model and if you've got it, right now, your hands can grab some serious cash. >> when you say action, i'm lifting. >> it's almost shoot time at this studio near new york city. and the pressure is on for hand model tom niko. >> camera speed. action. >> reporter: what do your friends think about this business? >> they laugh. they laugh. hand modeling is a profession that incites a giggle and raised eyebrow but it's a great business. >> action. >> reporter: especially now. companies have always hired beautiful faces to front their product. but the explosion in portable technology means that beautiful hands are in high demand. >> every phone company, verizon, at&t, samsung, i did the google phones. i did the apple phones.
>> male hands can make a product seem smaller, lighter, and more portable. they also connect with the young man most likely to snap up new technology. >> here is a guy. he might get a call back. >> reporter: danny corewin is the owner of parts, a modeling agency that represents niko and other top male hand models. there are celebrities whose face is on a campaign but whose hands are not because the face and the hands don't match? >> yes. and that happens quite often. >> reporter: those mismatches got regular model adam lumberg into the hand game. when yashton kuaston kutcher wa of my con, his hands were lumber's. the tech boom has led to a 30% increase in work for male hand models who earn as much as $3,000 for as little as 15 minutes! >> i know that hand. >> but the extra cash hasn't
always meant extra respect. >> i'm a hand model, mamma. a finger jockey. we don't think the same way as face and body boys do. >> what about my hands? i don't see your hands are any better than my hands. >> what? are you kidding? your knuckles are all out of proportion and you have hair on there. >> what is good about this hand? you tell me. >> long fingers. not a lot of hair. >> that's right. >> very few veins. >> that's right. >> a lot of coloring on the nails. >> so that is the key. pull in and pull out, right? >> reporter: there are downsides to the glamorous life of the male hand model. you have to treat your hands with kid gloves. >> i had a little mishap yesterday on the plane. >> for a normal person that is no big deal? >> no. >> but if you had a job today. >> yeah. >> you could have potentially lost out on thousands of dollars? >> could have potentially lost out on a lot of money! >> reporter: wow.
>> yeah. >> reporter: can a hand model crack their knuckles? >> no, no, no cracking of knuckles. >> reporter: and hand models can't do the things the rest of us do without a second thought. when you finally retire from this business, what is the first thing you're going to do with your hand that you can't do now? >> i'm going to put them in soil. i'm going to put them in soil and grow some tomatoes. >> i love that. this is the part i would tell you about the preparation and training to be a hand model. but for a lot of guys, it's genetics. >> they want somewhat androgynous hands and middle of the road hands. not so much female and not so much male. >> not one of those grip things or a regular manicure? >> do they have to be,,,,,,,,,,, once i heard i was going to
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the driver.. who reportedly hit a toddler. it happened this morning.. at the intersection of roehampton and vanc good morning, i'm michelle griego. a driver hit a toddler at the intersection of roehampton and vancouver. police say a 3-year-old was hit when he was walking with his grandfather. the boy is in the hospital. the san francisco police department is voting on a new "use of force" policy tonight. some of the areas of focus in the revised system include fair and unbiased policing. the vote comes one day after bill scott was named police chief. uber is meeting with state officials today to discuss the future of its self-driving cars. the state's attorney general is threatening to sue if the company doesn't get a permit. uber says it doesn't need one since each car has a backup
driver. here's julie with the forecast. >> we are off to a partly cloudy start. the temperatures relatively mild compared to what we saw earlier week. here's a look outside the pyramid. we have a thin layer of clouds. we'll see increasing sunshine throughout the day. temperatures warming up to the upper 50s to low 60s. 60 in redwood city. 58 in san francisco and fairfield. 61 in livermore. 62 your high temperature in san jose today. dry today dry tomorrow but showers moving in as early as overnight thursday. definitely though for friday, we'll see rain breezy conditions low snow levels could make for some problems on the road for holiday travel. saturday, scattered showers linger for your christmas eve but dry out just in time for santa to make his deliveries early sunday morning. most of christmas dry but another system moving in sunday into monday. looking unsettled next week. traffic after the break.
good morning. good news from the traffic center this morning. things are getting light and i think this is early "holiday light" i would call it. southbound 101 connector to southbound 85 this was a traffic alert earlier. it is cleared. but we have a new crash eastbound 380 before el camino real a five-car crash blocking the two left lanes, the backup on to southbound 280 to hickey boulevard. look at the bay bridge toll plaza.
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